Illustrated in stark black and white, this harrowing bilingual Graphic Novel chronicles Zaynab's journeys from Somalia to Yemen, to Egypt and ultimately to the United States. Zaynab's experiences through war, illness and leaving her sister behind in another country leads her to a life of advocacy for her country and girl's education.
Zaynab's story is presented in Arabic and English, the two languages of her youth.
"... journey filled with sorrow and trauma yet, when she finally settled in Minnesota, she found purpose and opportunity through hard work and activism, speaking at the United Nations about girls’ education in Yemen."
- Kirkus starred review 2021